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Yearly Archives: 2022

My name is Ela Hernández. I am originally from Honduras, and I work at the Mintzer Sarowitz Southern Florida office, which is located in Miami, Florida. What Is Your Background? I am originally Honduran. I moved to the United States as a middle schooler, and went on to graduate from Florida International University where I double majored in political science and international relations with […]
Sandra T. Carson, of the firm’s Maryland office, recently secured a defense verdict for a regional waste removal company after a one-day bench trial in a case arising out of a collision between a trash truck and a passenger vehicle. Liability for the collision was conceded and the parties had resolved Plaintiff’s property damage claims pre-suit; however, Plaintiff filed suit to recover for emotional […]
Recently, in a March 17, 2022 decision, the Supreme Court of New Jersey analyzed the “mode of operation” doctrine’s applicability in a situation where the defendant business sold grapes in a closed clamshell container. Jeter v. Sam’s Club, 250 N.J. 240, 243 (2022). The plaintiff, Aleice Jeter, alleged injuries that resulted from a slip and fall on one or more grapes at a Sam’s […]
“A Campaign for Child Advocacy is an online initiative that will celebrate those who work so hard to amplify the voices and improve the lives of traumatized children. In addition to showing appreciation for all of our volunteers and supporters, the Campaign also allows us to recognize special friends who have dedicated countless hours embracing our mission and changing the story for children and […]
Under New Jersey Court Rule 4:17-7, discovery amendments after the discovery end date are only permissible if the party seeking to amend certifies therein that the information requiring the amendment was not reasonably available or discoverable by the exercise of due diligence prior to the discovery end date. Utilizing this Court Rule, New Jersey associate Timothy O’Donnell recently prevailed on a motion to bar […]
Companies are slowly investing resources into the Metaverse. A few law firms are starting to follow into this new unchartered world — the benefits and pitfalls that await them are numerous and unknown. But first, what is the Metaverse? The term is a combination of the prefix “meta” (meaning beyond) and the stem “verse” (meaning the universe). The term’s very general definition is appropriate […]